NBA-Highlights of Monday's NBA games
Feb 24 (The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Monday's NBA games:
Clippers 123, Pelicans 110
Jamal Crawford scored 24 points, including seven three-pointers, and forward Blake Griffin scored 11 of his 22 points in the third quarter to lift the Los Angeles Clippers to a victory over the New Orleans Pelicans.
The Clippers also got 14 points and 16 rebounds from center DeAndre Jordan and 19 points and 13 assists from point guard Chris Paul.
It was the 11th time this season the Clippers have scored at least 120 points.
Forward Anthony Davis had a game-high 26 points and 11 rebounds for the Pelicans. Center Alexis Ajinca added a career-high 19 points for the Pelicans.
Mavericks 110, Knicks 108
Dirk Nowitzki's jumper at the buzzer dropped in to give the Dallas Mavericks a win over the New York Knicks.
Nowitzki, who was guarded closely by forward Carmelo Anthony, landed the 15-foot jumper from just inside the top of the key.
Anthony scored 44 points while New York wasted one of their best shooting performances of the season, going 40 of 76 from the floor for 53 percent.
Anthony's seventh three-pointer of the game tied it at 108-108 with 50.3 seconds remaining before Nowitzki's game winner.
Warriors 104, Pistons 96
Point guard Stephen Curry had 19 points, nine assists and eight rebounds as the Golden State Warriors opened a six-game road trip with a win over the Detroit Pistons.
Klay Thompson also scored 19 points for Golden State.
Reserve guard Jordan Crawford chipped in 15 points, his best offensive performance since he was acquired from the Boston Celtics in mid-January.
Power forward Greg Monroe had 23 points and eight rebounds for Detroit.